back to school

  • Back-to-school: 10 Things You Should Know About Going To The Bar

    Back-to-school: 10 Things You Should Know About Going To The Bar

    College is a time to try new things – especially that second or third year, when everyone’s turning 21. Suddenly, a whole new world has opened up – a world of intoxicated semi-public bliss, previously off limits to your nascent self: the world of bars. Bars can be a stupidly intimidating place when you’ve just turned 21. It’s like going to some crazy country where… Read More

  • Back to School: Wide World of Ramen

    Back to School: Wide World of Ramen

    So you’re moving away from the dorms and their plentiful buffet-style meals. It’s a big step, I know, and you’ll have to do some adjusting. Cooking for yourself can be a rewarding experience, and you may discover that you have a knack for it, or enjoy the process as much as the results. But the first steps can be daunting, so focus on the basics. It’s not exactly gadget… Read More

  • Back-to-School: Who are our new college freshman?

    Back-to-School: Who are our new college freshman?

    We're running a Back to School extravaganza right now, but one thing that I don't know if we really addressed is: Who exactly is going back to school? Or, more accurately, who is going to college for the first time in a few weeks? (That's who these Back to School things are usually for, freshman. If you're going back odds are you know exactly what you need and what to expect.) What have today's… Read More

  • CrunchGear's going Back-To-School

    CrunchGear's going Back-To-School

    It’s that time again, folks. Cars are being loaded, parents are being kissed goodbye, and summer is coming to its unavoidable end. It’s time to go back to college – or for many, to go to college for the first time. Fortunately for you, the CrunchGear team has been there and done that. We’ve dealt with the confusing schedules, lived with crappy room mates, and have made… Read More

  • UK participant in Apple's "Back to School" promo getting the 4G Nano

    UK participant in Apple's "Back to School" promo getting the 4G Nano

    Well isn’t this a load of crap. Apple’s annual “Back to School” event just finished up here in the States, but is apparently getting underway ‘cross the pond. Because of the timing, those lucky Brits will get the new iPod Nano announced last week, with our students getting hosed with the previous generation. More details on Apple’s UK website. via TUAW Read More

  • Wake Up Angel: Electronic No-Doze, Less Side Effecty

    Wake Up Angel: Electronic No-Doze, Less Side Effecty

    I’m hoping this little guy makes the jump across the Pacific, because it’s time for some of you suckers to go back to school! And if school for you was anything like it was for me, it’s just one big long exhausted hangover. But if you want to grow up to be a popular blogger, like yours truly, you’ll need something to keep you awake during those boring classes. I used… Read More

  • Back-to-School Tech Shopping on a Budget

    Back-to-School Tech Shopping on a Budget

    If there’s one thing Josh Goldman knows, it’s that two queens means no smoking. If there’s a second thing that Josh Goldman knows, it’s how to shop for tech on a budget, which is handy now that college is right around the corner. To that end he tricked Computer Shopper into letting him write a how-to guide on buying all the latest, coolest gadgetry. Split into four easily… Read More